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Alcea rosea 'Black Knight'

Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Photo Courtesy of Walters Gardens

Series: Spotlight

More About Alcea rosea 'Black Knight'

  • Deep blackish-purple single flowers on tall sturdy stalks
  • Vigorous upright perennial
  • Rounded hairy light green foliage
  • This cultivar bred to resist rust
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer

Zone:

3

Height:

150-170 cm

Spread:

60-70 cm

Colour:

Purple (deep)

Hollyhock Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a moderately fertile, average to moist, well-drained soil, in full sun. May require staking if planted in exposed sites. 

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Alcea rosea 'Black Knight' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Hummingbirds
Attracts Hummingbirds
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Juglan Tolerant

Flowering Time

Lt. Sum-Fall
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Foundation planting

 Suitable Substitutions for Alcea rosea 'Black Knight'